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Roger Penrose

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But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality.

— Roger Penrose

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This book is about physics and its about physics and its relationship with mathematics and how they seem to be intimately related and to what extent can you explore this relationship and trust it.

— Roger Penrose

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And these little things may not seem like much but after a while they take you off on a direction where you may be a long way off from what other people have been thinking about.

— Roger Penrose

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Well, gauge theory is very fundamental to our understanding of physical forces these days. But they are also dependent on a mathematical idea, which has been around for longer than gauge theory has.

— Roger Penrose

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Well, I don't know if I can comment on Kant or Hegel because I'm no real philosopher in the sense of knowing what these people have said in any detail so let me not comment on that too much.

— Roger Penrose

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As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness.

— Roger Penrose

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As you say, the way string theory requires all these extra dimensions and this comes from certain consistency requirements about how string should behave and so on.

— Roger Penrose

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I was indeed very slow as a youngster.

— Roger Penrose

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I'm pretty tenacious when it comes to problems.

— Roger Penrose

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If you didn't have any conscious beings in the world, there really wouldn't be morality but with consciousness that you have it.

— Roger Penrose

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About Roger Penrose

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Techniques of Differential Topology in Relativity (1972 ISBN 0-89871-005-7)
Spinors and Space-Time: Volume 1 Two-Spinor Calculus and Relativistic Fields (with Wolfgang Rindler 1987) ISBN 0-521-33707-0 (paperback)
Spinors and Space-Time: Volume 2 Spinor and Twistor Methods in Space-Time Geometry (with Wolfgang Rindler 1988) (reprint) ISBN 0-521-34786-6 (paperback)
The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers Minds and The Laws of Physics (1989 ISBN 0-14-014534-6 (paperback); it received the Rhone-Poulenc science book prize in 1990)
Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness (1994 ISBN 0-19-853978-9 (hardback))
The Nature of Space and Time (with Stephen Hawking 1996 ISBN 0-691-03791-4 (hardback) ISBN 0-691-05084-8 (paperback))
The Large the Small and the Human Mind (with Abner Shimony Nancy Cartwright and Stephen Hawking 1997 ISBN 0-521-56330-5 (hardback) ISBN 0-521-65538-2 (paperback) Canto edition: ISBN 0-521-78572-3)
White Mars or The Mind Set Free (with Brian W. Penrose earned his Ph. Further to this there was a suggestion that the microtubules could be pumped into a coherent state by biochemical energy.

He has received a number of prizes and awards including the 1988 Wolf Prize for physics which he shared with Stephen Hawking for their contribution to our understanding of the universe. He is the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford as well as an Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College.

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